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Teck smelter spills chemical solution into Columbia River

Teck smelter in Trail, BC.

Teck smelter in Trail, BC.

Up to 25,000 L of sodium hydroxide solution flowed into sewer leading to the river near Trail, B.C.

CBC News, Feb 01, 2014

A mining and smelting company spilled a large volume of chemical solution into a domestic sewer line near Trail, B.C., on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry

Cargo ship crashes into Delta coal terminal, spills coal

 By Gordon Hamilton and Tiffany Crawford, Ottawa Citizen/Postmedia News December 8, 2012

Damage from coal ship at Roberts Bank coal terminal after crash, Dec. 7, 2012.

Damage from coal ship at Roberts Bank coal terminal after crash, Dec. 7, 2012.

METRO VANCOUVER — A large bulk carrier docking at Westshore Terminals in Roberts Bank destroyed a coal conveyor system early Friday morning, knocking out the largest of the port’s two berths and spilling an undetermined amount of coal into Georgia Strait. Read the rest of this entry